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Evolution Revolution: Simple Lessons (Book 3)
Evolution Revolution: Simple Plans (Book 2)
Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines (Book 1)
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Scare Me To Sleep
Eleven bestselling and award winning authors bring you twelve short stories to creep you out. Stories to keep you guessing with their psychological torment and some that have just enough blood to make you keep the lights on at night. The best part is 100% of the proceeds will go to Reach Out and Read, putting books in the hands of children. Check them out here and give a child a book. My contribution is Faces in the Wood...
From Amazon customers:
"Faces in the Wood: Intense and smart. This is the thriller that will keep me up at night."
"'Scare Me to Sleep' is wonderful anthology of horror stories that should be read by anyone who loves the paranormal...as well as a good scare, The stories within, while being dark, horror stories, have a truth and beauty all their own."
"A great book with a spine-tingling assortment of tales. I particularly liked that sales proceeds will go to a worthy cause, which is helping to nurture reading in young children. This anthology will certainly scare children to sleep, which is what kids seem to love."
Beware the Little White Rabbit...
An anthology celebrating the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. This collection of short stories ranges from Civil War era steampunk to sci fi to everything in between. A copy is even in the Lewis Carroll Museum in London! Published by Leap Books, my story is Alice Through the Wormhole. Alice is a space nomad and when a giant rabbit-like species steals her exotic-and costly-tea, she chases that rodent and must solve a riddle to catch the thief...
From Amazon customers:
"This is a must read for all fairy tale fans, who have dreamed of following Alice into the rabbit hole and seeing where it might lead them."
"This is a great tribute to the 150th Anniversary of the original Alice in Wonderland, with stories, in different genres, settings, and time-periods, by some very talented authors."
"Huzzahs for Beware the Little White Rabbit, a collection of thirteen YA short stories which capture the essence of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in thirteen different ways... My two favorites were the SF entries: Charlotte Bennardo’s “Alice Through the Wormhole” and David Turnbull’s “Alice, Last of the Beating Hearts” (how exciting can Alice get!)."
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Expelled from yet another boarding school, this time for hacking, 16 year old Bec Jackson is shipped off to Rome to finish her homework and intern for Parker Phillips, editor-in-chief of one of the world's top fashion magazines--and her mother's friend. When a mysterious accident lands Parker in a coma, former supermodel and drama queen Candace Worthington takes over-- right before the First Lady is to arrive for a cover shoot. But the 'accident' may not have been that, and when the First Lady's life is threatened, Bec is determined to find answers. She'll have to deal with bitchy models and demanding bosses, and two hunky guys, Italian bike messenger Dante and mysterious fashion blogger Taj, who are vying for her heart. (St. Martin's/Dunne).
From Publishers Weekly: "Bennardo and Zaman (the Sirenz books) offer a light mystery filled with fashion tips, entertaining dialogue, a pair of potential romances for Bec, and an alluring Roman setting...an energized pace, ever-shifting suspects, and an intriguing glimpse into the benefits and drawbacks of art and fame."
From cmldbookreviews " ...a delightful romp. Part romance, part mystery, all fun, it’s a great read for teens who like suspending a bit of reality to enjoy a good literary ride."
"A big, delicious ice cream cone of a novel! A hilarious, fast-paced mystery/thriller combining high fashion...plus a couple of very hot guys and one of the most engaging and original heroines ever. I dare anyone not to love this!" Molly Cochran, NY Times bestselling author of Legacy.
"An absolute thrill ride of a story! I loved it!" Kristi Cook, author of Mirage.
"Clever and cute...a laugh-out-loud blast of a ride. Resist at your peril." Leanna Renee Hieber, award winning author of Darker Still.
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Bickering frenemies Meg and Shar are doing some serious damage at a midnight sample sale when the fashionistas find themselves arguing over a pair of shoes--with fatal consequences. One innocent bystander later, and the girls are suddenly at the mercy of Hades, Lord of the Underworld. To make them atone for what they've done, Hades forces them to become special assignment Sirens, luring to the Underworld someone whose unholy contract is up. Finding the delicate balance between their fashion addiction, school, and their new part-time job in the eternal hellfire biz turns out to be harder than the girls expected, especially when an entire pantheon of Greek deities decides to get involved. Then there's the matter of the fine print in their own contracts... (Flux)
"A funny and cute debut that's bound to make you laugh out loud. Bennardo and Zaman have written a novel like no other! Fantastic characters, beautifully written, well planned and a plot filled with crazy wonderful things! Fashion is about to get downright dirty!" The Badass Bookie
"Sirenz is not a novel to miss...fun, sarcastic, frustratingly awesome- that's Sirenz." Read Me, Bookmark Me, Love Me.
"Sirenz was such a fun book! One you could easily read in one sitting an enjoy the hell out of. ...This was girl power through and through and I loved it!" A Story Untold
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Sirenz Back In Fashion
Hell on heels--again!
When Shar tries on a Tiffany's diamond ring from Hades, the annoyingly hot Lord of the Underworld, it activates an obscure contractual clause that puts Shar and former-frenemy-turned-friend Meg into Hades' service once more. Shar is whisked away to the Underworld to prepare a ball, while Meg is sent to retrieve the errant sould of spoiled rich girl Paulina Swanson and send her to the abyss. Just when it appears the girls will be doomed to serve Hades for eternity, Shar meets two possibly helpful and hot demi-gods. Can the girls finally ditch Hades once and for all? (Flux)
"The experiences of this sartorial odd couple are funny and entertaining...Bennardo and Zaman are bringing the gods ito the twenty-first century." Booklist
"I found this book, to me, more addictive than the first...I loved to see all the new gods, demi-gods and historical figures that cropped up." Quill Cafe
"I remember reading Sirenz last year and thinking what an awesome, funny story it is, you can swallow it whole in one sitting. Well, if possible, Sirenz Back in Fashion is even better!...Amazing, funny and clever..." A Story Untold